AIIT: Easter Term 2017 Lecture Programme

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Lectures begin at 5.30pm. Refreshments from 5pm. All welcome

  • MONDAY 24th April: Giles Tillotson (Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur): Recent Developments at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur
    Please note this talk will be on a Monday rather than the usual Friday
  • 5 May: Julius Lipner (University of Cambridge): An Unfinished Journey: From Bengal to Cambridge and Back Again – Many Times
    Special event for Friends of the Trust (Advance booking required)
  • 12 May: Sâqib Bâburi (British Library): The Windsor Padshahnamah: A Royal Copy of Shah Jahan’s Chronicle
  • 26 May: Jesse Palsetia (University of Guelph): Parsi Traders and Travellers: Global Zoroastrians in the Age of Empire
  • 2 June: Hans Bakker (British Museum): The Huns in Central and South Asia:
    How a Century of War against Nomadic Invaders from the Steppes is Concluded by a Game of Chess between the Kings of India and Persia

Lectures are held at:

  • Ancient India & Iran Trust
    23 Brooklands Avenue
    Cambridge CB2 8BG

If you wish to attend the Friends’ event on 5th May, or would like to become a Friend, please download our application form or contact the Administrator on, tel. 01223 356841

Image at head: Stereoscopic photograph of a view from a courtyard of the Chandra Mahal in Jaipur in Rajasthan, taken by James Ricalton in c. 1903 (British Library Photo 181/(88)). Public domain

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